May 19, 2014 3:01 pm

Lake Country: Hit and run

Global Okanagan

LAKE COUNTRY — Lake Country RCMP are investigating a hit and run incident involving a young girl who was walking  on the side of the road.

The girl was on  the shoulder of Beaver Lake Road near Jensen Road  when she was struck by the vehicle just after 11 a.m. Monday.

The driver of the car then left the scene.

According to witnesses at the scene the girl was walking and talking after being hit.

Emergency crews attended the scene and the girl is being checked over BC Ambulance service for internal injuries.

RCMP are looking for a vehicle described as a burgundy mini-van.

They say they’re are not sure that the driver even knew it had struck the pedestrian.

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